Mr. Stubborn

Mr. Stubborn is one of the four new characters created in The Mr. Men Show. He is also the Mr. Men Show's counterpart of Little Miss Stubborn. He is voiced by stand-up comedian Godfrey in the US version,and Lewis MacLeod in the UK and Australia version.

About him

Mr. Stubborn was made exclusively for The Mr. Men Show. He is a purple oval/egg shaped Mr. Man. He has a little yellow rounded triangle nose, a black unibrow above his eyes and he also has two strands of black hair sticking up on the top of his head. Mr. Stubborn resembles Mr. Grumble because of their body shape and is Little Miss Stubborn's brother and they are all purple in colour. It might be possible to say that Mr. Stubborn might have originally been Little Miss Stubborn (Little Miss Stubborn doesn't appear on "The Mr. Men Show" but she might actually be his sister who appeared in the later books and the original television series. The only possible way to tell the two of them apart from each other is that Little Miss Stubborn might be a bit less stubborn and maybe just a bit more friendlier than Mr. Stubborn. She has admitted that she can be wrong in a 90's episode). Mr. Stubborn never listens to good advice from anyone and to prove it: he is always much too stubborn to admit he was ever wrong. He often assumes others are wrong, even when it is obvious that he is wrong, even if he finds out he's wrong he still doesn't admit it. If possible, he misuses items and after they break or if he breaks the things that he touches, he thinks that they're cheap and also even remarks that they are cheap. (e.g. "This stove is cheap!").

Lives: Dillydale

Family: Little Miss Stubborn (sister)

Friends: Mr. Messy (Sometimes. In the episode, Snow from Season 1, he had a pizza (which had gotten covered in frost and icicles from the bitter cold icy and snowy weather) delivery from him Mr. Bounce delivered to his house and in the episode, Shoes from Season 2, he and also Mr. Quiet helped him to find one of his sneakers which he had lost in a large forest and they met a large and terrifying bear (who later took Mr. Stubborn's Safari hat after Mr. Stubborn got angry and had enough and then walked off home angrily and then the bear ate Mr. Stubborn's Safari hat and it also made Mr. Quiet and Mr. Messy run away in fear), Little Miss Daredevil (sometimes but only if she doesn't do her dangerous daredevil stunts), Mr. Nosey (sometimes like when he helped him catch a big fish from a pond), Mr. Small (sometimes and he also helped him catch a big fish from a pond), Mr. Happy (sometimes) and Little Miss Sunshine (sometimes and one time he was actually kind to her by winning her a cuddly stuffed toy after he won the Whack the Heads game with a big hammer along with Mr. Bump and a strawberry pink cotton candy on a stick/strawberry pink candy floss on a stick in the UK version) on it at the funfair shown in the episode, Fair). He also seems to like Mr. Bump as he was adamant about going on a picnic date with him in Rainy Weather.

Likes: Beanburgers, Beanballs, assuming that other people are wrong, driving badly, candy (sweets in the UK version), winning games, ignoring people's advice and doing things his own way.

Dislikes: Listening to other people especially when they try to give him good advice, being tickled by Mr. Tickle, being told what to do by other people, when cafés and restaurants don't sell any bean burgers and beanballs, Mr. Grumpy (because they fall out and fight a lot), not winning games, things that he breaks by touching them and calls them either cheap or fake, Mr. Rude and his farting gas and his bad manners, good advice, Mr. Bump's accidents, Little Miss Whoops' accidents, Little Miss Calamity's calamities, Little Miss Scary (because of her scary ways), Little Miss Chatterbox's constant non-stop talking, Little Miss Naughty's pranks and Little Miss Bossy's bossy, selfish and arrogant behaviour.

Rivals: Mr. Quiet (sometimes and it's most likely because they are not very good friends and they seem to never get on with each other and he also gets annoyed with him), Mr. Grumpy (everytime because they never get on with each other at all), Little Miss Calamity (because of all the calamities she had in Season 1, the only season she appeared in before the creators removed her from the show for Season 2), Little Miss Scary (because of her terrifying ways), Mr. Fussy (because Mr. Fussy has different thoughts and they also never get on with each other), Mr. Rude (because of his bad farting gas clouds and his bad manners), Little Miss Helpful (because when she tries to help, it all goes wrong), Little Miss Magic (because her magic doesn't work out right), Mr. Noisy (because he is an extremely loud person who is far too loud indeed. It might be because of his megaphone and his big boots which stomp loudly on the ground when he walks along like an elephant), Little Miss Chatterbox (because she is a fast and chatty talker), Little Miss Giggles (because she giggles a lot and she really can't help it when she giggles every time), Mr. Scatterbrain (because he can be clumsy and has a very short and bad memory and that is why he is such a scatterbrained person), Mr. Bounce (because he can't stop bouncing all the time and he has a very hard time trying to stay on the ground), Mr. Tickle (because he loves nothing more than tickling people all the time and he usually does it for fun and to try and likes to make people happy and make them laugh. Mr. Tickle has even tickled Mr. Stubborn before), Little Miss Whoops (because she has her own accidents), Little Miss Naughty (because of all the pranks that she likes playing on people) and Little Miss Bossy (because of her bossy, selfish and arrogant ways and behaviour).

Jobs: Being a stubborn person because he never admits whether he is wrong about everything and anything or not and thinks everyone else is wrong even though he is the one who is always wrong, Steamroller Operator (in the episode, Jobs) and a Secretary (in the episode Sneezes and Hiccups)

Nationality: Scottish (UK) Nigerian (US)

Catchphrase(s): "This/That/Your/My [Something] is/was CHEAP!", "This/That/Your/My [Something] is/was DEFINITELY CHEAP!", "This Website is CHEAP!" (on the website) "How many times do I have to tell you? I do not have termites!" (used in Bugs), There is no such thing as (mythical creature)!, "The (mythical creature) does not exist!" "We are not (doing something)!"


  • First appearance: Boo Boos
  • He is one of two Mr. Men to be created after a Little Miss, the other being Mr. Scatterbrain.
  • He is the 2008 series equivilant to Mr. No as they both disagree a lot.
  • His biggest conflict is with Mr. Grumpy, secondly Mr. Rude, and thirdly Little Miss Whoops.
  • He is the only one of the characters that doesn't care if Mr. Rude is acting rude and has bad manners but he seemed angry when Mr Rude farted in the episode Full Moon and Home Improvement.
  • He has had mistakes concerning his hair:
    • In the episode, Dance, while doing the Rain Dance, his two hairs disappear.
    • In the episode, Snow, when he is walking towards his door, he has three hairs.
  • Miss Chatterbox has appeared in many scenes he appears in, all of which are a running gag.
  • In the episode, Sneezes and Hiccups, when he is sick, his nose is pink instead of yellow and his two hairs are crooked.
  • In the episode, Night, Mr. Stubborn turns into a werewolf at a full moon but in the episode Full Moon, he shows no sign of being a werewolf.
  • One point in the episode Full Moon, Mr. Stubborn looked scared while the spaceship twisted and turned.
  • He has a very strong sneeze and sneezed a whole building down in the episode, Sneezes & Hiccups. Perhaps his sneeze is even stronger than Mr. Sneeze's.
  • He didn't appear in the episodes Physical, Hobbies, Clocks, Trees & Goo.
  • In the episode, Games, he threw a bowling ball.
  • Mr. Grumpy's conflict with him seems to be worse than his others.
  • He can sometimes be annoying to Mr. Grumpy.
  • He always speaks loud, but not as loud as Mr. Noisy because he doesn't have a megaphone.
  • He's one of the many characters who don't care if Mr. Bump gets hurt.
  • Mr. Stubborn is one Mr. Man who is seen with Mr. Bump (in the episode, Bad Weather) and with Mr. Nervous (in the episode, Gifts).
  • His feet are the same size as Little Miss Sunshine's.
  • In the episode, Ships and the episode, Boats, he is referred many times as Captain Stubborn.
  • He smiles a lot on the website.
  • He said "Your map is cheap!" twice. (In the episode Lake and in the episode Getting Around).
  • He is dumber than Mr. Strong and Mr. Scatterbrain because he said that a tuba wasn't a musical instrument, even though there was no tuba on the board and a tuba is a musical instrument. (shown in the episode Game Shows).
  • He sunk the Titanic twice, or so we think.
  • He has been seen with most of the characters with the exception of Miss Scary, Mr. Funny, Mr. Tall, Miss Bossy, Miss Magic, and Miss Curious who haven't been seen with him so far)
  • He works as a PA in the episode Clean Teeth.
  • In the episode Full Moon, he says fake instead of cheap.
  • He had been on a picnic twice, both in bad weather (Mr. Bump in the episode Rainy Day at the park and in the episode Picnics with Mr. Fussy at the beach).
  • He is selfish.
  • He works as a secretary in the episode, Sneezes and Hiccups. (It is known because Miss Chatterbox said she had papers for him to sign).
  • He is called Monsieur Têtu in France and Senhor Teimoso in Portugal.


  • Dracula (The Grim Adventures Of Billy And Mandy, both are stubborn, mean, selfish, start arguments and yell a lot)
  • Music (Kuu Kuu Harajuku, both are stubborn, selfish, mean, and disrespectful)
  • Baboo/Tottpatt (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers/Kyouryuu Sentai Zyuranger, both are stubborn though Mr. Stubborn is deliberately stubborn, and Baboo isn't),
  • Mowgli (Disney's The Jungle Book, both are stubborn though Mr. Stubborn is deliberately stubborn and Mowgli isn't),
  • Duncan (The Railway Series, Both are stubborn, argue a lot, have something yellow (Duncan has yellow paint and Mister Stubborn has a yellow nose) and have a Scottish accent),
  • Breezie (Sonic, both are stubborn though Mr. Stubborn is deliberately stubborn while Breezie isn't),
  • Groundskeeper Willie (The Simpsons, both are stubborn and have a unibrow and a Scottish accent),
  • Miss Battle-Axe (Horrid Henry, both are grumpy and Scottish),
  • Shrek (Namesake film series, both are stubborn, have anger issues, get into arguments and have a Scottish accent)
  • Hamm (Toy Story series, both have a Nigerian accent and similar voices),
  • Ed and Rolf (Ed, Edd 'n' Eddy, all three have unibrows. Rolf is also foreign),
  • Mack (Cars, both have a Nigerian accent and similar voices),
  • Croagunk (Pokémon, both are stubborn),
  • Rei (Kilala Princess, both are stubborn, though Mr. Stubborn is deliberately stubborn and Rei isn't),
  • Donald Duck (Disney, both are stubborn, though Mr. Stubborn is deliberately stubborn and Donald isn't),
  • Little Tom Cat (Tom And Jerry Kids, both are stubborn and selfish sometimes),
  • Waluigi (Mario series, both are stubborn and have purple (Waluigi wears a purple hat and shirt)),
  • Riven (Winx Club, both are stubborn),
  • Tai Lung (Kung Fu Panda, both are stubborn),
  • Shikamaru Nara (Naruto, both are stubborn),
  • Mantis (Kung Fu Panda, both are stubborn),
  • Angus MacBadger (The Adventures of Ichabod and Mr. Toad, both have Scottish accents),
  • Rusty Rob McRail (Shining Time Station, both have Scottish accents),
  • Tubb (Rubbadubbers, both have Scottish accents),
  • Mr. Duncan (Bertha, both have Scottish accents)
  • The Flying Dutchman (SpongeBob SquarePants, both have Scottish accents),
  • Mr. McTout (The Family Ness, both have Scottish accents),
  • Mr. MacAdam (Dig and Dug with Daisy, both have Scottish accents),
  • Mr. Mac and Mr. Tosh (Nellie the Elephant, all three are Scottish),
  • Samson the Snail (Toucan Tecs, both have Scottish accents),
  • Chuckie Finster (Rugrats/All Grown Up, both are stubborn sometimes),
  • Charles (Teddybears, both are stubborn sometimes),
  • Dipsy (Teletubbies, both are stubborn sometimes),
  • Sid (Sid the Science Kid, both are stubborn, but Sid is stubborn about charts, health, safety and change, and Mr. Stubborn is stubborn about everything),
  • Korra (Legend of Korra, both are stubborn),
  • Tenzin (Legend of Korra, both are stubborn),
  • Thundering Rhino (Kung Fu Panda 2, both are stubborn),
  • Sid (Hey Arnold, both are stubborn and selfish),
  • Wilf (Postman Pat: The Movie, both have Scottish accents),
  • Laird (The Animals of Farthing Wood, both have Scottish accents),
  • Nab (Noah's Island, both are Scottish and nearly always unhappy),
  • Lord Harry/Patrick (The Railway Series, both are purple and arrogant),
  • Norman (The Railway Series, both have unibrows),
  • Jock the Tartan Tanker (Steady Eddie, both have Scottish accents),
  • Brick (Total Drama series, Both have a unibrow and they're stubborn),
  • Jo, Eva, Courtney and Duncan (Total Drama series, Both are stubborn and have made many enemies, although Eva, Jo, Courtney and Duncan sometimes get physical),
  • Scar (The Lion King, both are stubborn and have a British accent),
  • Steele (Balto, both are stubborn),
  • Kaz (Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi, both are stubborn at times and have turned into a werewolf once)
  • Blitz (Road Rovers, they get stubborn at times),
  • Captain Haddock (Tintin, both are stubborn),
  • Scamp (Lady and the Tramp II Scamp's Adventure, both are stubborn though Mr. Stubborn is deliberately stubborn and Scamp isn't),
  • Giroro (Sgt Frog both are stubborn about everything),
  • Quico (El Chavo, both are stubborn, although Mr. stubborn is desperately stubborn and Quico isn't),
  • Joey (Oggy and The Cockroaches, both are purple and stubborn),
  • Zuri (JESSIE, both are of African descent and stubborn, although Zuri is only stubborn about her toys and her clothes and stuff while Mr. Stubborn is stubborn about everything),
  • Gen (Street Fighter, both wear purple and are stubborn),
  • 556/Kogoro (Sergeant Frog, both sound similar),
  • Benson (Regular Show, both have anger issues and are purple),
  • Grady Graylate (Shake It Up!, both are stubborn),
  • Mrs Goggins (Postman Pat, both have Scottish accents),
  • Sammy Sailor (Noddy's Toyland Adventures, both have Scottish accents),
  • Big Mac (TUGS, both are stubborn (Though Mister Stubborn is purposely stubborn, while Big Mac isn't) and have a Scottish accent).
  • Applejack (MLP: FIM, both are stubborn, though Mr Stubborn is deliberately stubborn while Applejack isn't)
  • Big Macintosh (MLP: FIM, both are stubborn at times, though Mr Stubborn is deliberately stubborn and Big Macintosh isn't)
  • Donald & Douglas (Thomas the Tank Engine, all 3 get into arguments, are stubborn at times and have a Scottish accent)
  • Demoman (Team Fortress 2, both have Scottish accents)
  • Ambassador Mbola (Robotboy, both have an African accent (Ambassador has a general African accent while Mister Stubborn has a Nigerian accent) and are uncaring at times (Ambassador was uncaring when his daughter's cat vanished, while Mister Stubborn is always uncaring))
  • Wee Willie Water Melon (The Garden Gang, both are Scottish)
  • Robert Freeman ( The Boondocks, both are stubborn and selfish), ( while Robert is only occasionally selfish, Mr. Stubborn is selfish for most of the time).
  • Bray (Timbuctoo, both are purple and stubborn)
  • Harvey (Thomas the Tank Engine, both have Scottish accents)
  • Silver (Pokemon Special, both are stubbon, Silver is not so stubbon thad Mr. Stubbon is)
  • Numbuh 2x4 (Codename Kids Next Door, both are easily angered and have a Scottish accent)
  • Angus McGonagle (The Muppet Show, both are purple and have a Scottish accent)
  • Anger (Inside Out, both are easily angered and yell a lot)
  • Oscar the Grouch (Sesame Street, both are stubborn, easily angered and yell a lot)
  • Cera (The Land Before Time, both are (deliberately) stubborn)
  • Kevin (Supernoobs, both are (deliberately) stubborn)
  • Paul (Pokémon, both have purple and are stubborn)
  • Sonic the Hedgehog (namesake series, both are stubborn, though Mr. Stubborn is deliberately stubborn and Sonic isn't)
  • Eustace (Courage the Cowardly Dog, both are stubborn, selfish, and mean)
  • Fifi La Fume (Tiny Toon Adventures, both are stubborn and selfish)
  • Sally Acorn (Sonic SatAM and Archie Sonic the Hedgehog, both are stubborn, though Mr. Stubborn is deliberately stubborn and Sally isn't)
  • Ten Cents (TUGS, both are stubborn and selfish though Mr. Stubborn is deliberately stubborn and selfish and Ten Cents isn't)
  • Duck (Thomas and Friends, both are stubborn and selfish)
  • Amy Duncan (Good Luck Charlie, both are (deliberately) stubborn)
  • Pato (Pocoyo, both are stubborn)


See Also

V · T · E
Roger Hargreaves
Mr. Men Mr. Tickle · Mr. Greedy · Mr. Happy · Mr. Nosey · Mr. Sneeze · Mr. Bump · Mr. Snow · Mr. Messy · Mr. Topsy-Turvy · Mr. Silly · Mr. Uppity · Mr. Small · Mr. Daydream · Mr. Forgetful · Mr. Jelly · Mr. Noisy · Mr. Lazy · Mr. Funny · Mr. Mean · Mr. Chatterbox · Mr. Fussy · Mr. Bounce · Mr. Muddle · Mr. Dizzy · Mr. Impossible · Mr. Strong · Mr. Grumpy · Mr. Clumsy · Mr. Quiet · Mr. Rush · Mr. Tall · Mr. Worry · Mr. Nonsense · Mr. Wrong · Mr. Skinny · Mr. Mischief · Mr. Clever · Mr. Busy · Mr. Slow · Mr. Brave · Mr. Grumble · Mr. Perfect · Mr. Cheerful · Mr. Cool · Mr. Rude · Mr. Good · Mr. Nobody · Mr. Marvelous · Mr. Adventure
Little Miss Little Miss Bossy · Little Miss Naughty · Little Miss Neat · Little Miss Sunshine · Little Miss Tiny · Little Miss Trouble · Little Miss Helpful · Little Miss Magic · Little Miss Shy · Little Miss Splendid · Little Miss Late · Little Miss Scatterbrain · Little Miss Greedy · Little Miss Giggles · Little Miss Twins · Little Miss Chatterbox · Little Miss Dotty · Little Miss Lucky · Little Miss Star · Little Miss Fickle · Little Miss Contrary · Little Miss Busy · Little Miss Quick · Little Miss Wise · Little Miss Tidy · Little Miss Brainy · Little Miss Stubborn · Little Miss Curious · Little Miss Fun · Little Miss Somersault · Little Miss Scary · Little Miss Bad · Little Miss Whoops · Little Miss Princess · Little Miss Hug · Little Miss Fabulous · Little Miss Sparkle · Little Miss Inventor
Special Mr. Men Mr. Cheeky · Mr. Christmas · Mr. Birthday · Little Miss Jealous · Little Miss Christmas · Little Miss Birthday · Little Miss Stella · Mr. Moustache
Non-English Mr. Men Mr. Crosspatch · Mr. No · Little Miss All-Goes-Well · Little Miss Brilliant · Little Miss Busy-Body · Little Miss Careful · Little Miss Loud · Little Miss Prim · Little Miss Selfish · Little Miss Vain · Little Miss Yes
Misc. Mr. Men Little Miss Calamity · Little Miss Daredevil · Mr. Scatterbrain · Mr. Stubborn · Other Mr. Men · Caveman · Mummy · Grandfather Clock · Mr. Magic · Mr. Roundy · Mr. Squary · Mr. Beefeater · Mr. Funny (Beafeater) · Mr. Metal · Mr. Fussy's unnamed relative · Mr. Spendy · Little Miss Cawaii · Mr. Stupid · Little Miss Explorer
Appeared in other Stories Mr. Miserable · Mr. Right · Mr. Thrifty · Little Miss Thrifty · Mr. Penny · Mr. Prudence · Wilfred the Wizard · Mr. All-Goes-Wrong · Little Miss Nobody
Related Articles Roger Hargreaves · Adam Hargreaves · Mr. Men and Little Miss · The Mr. Men Show
The Mr. Men Show Characters
Season 1 Characters

Little Miss Sunshine  • Little Miss Naughty  • Little Miss Scary  • Mr. Lazy  • Mr. Nervous  • Mr. Messy  • Mr. Quiet  • Mr. Stubborn  • Little Miss Helpful  • Mr. Bounce  • Mr. Small  • Little Miss Chatterbox  • Mr. Pernickety (Mr. Fussy Season 2)  • Mr. Grumpy  • Mr. Nosey  • Mr. Scatterbrain  • Mr. Happy  • Mr. Bump  • Mr. Rude  • Little Miss Whoops  • Mr. Noisy  • Little Miss Calamity (Season 1 Only)  • Little Miss Daredevil  • Mr. Strong  • Mr. Tickle

Season 2 Characters
Little Miss Giggles  • Little Miss Magic  • Mr. Tall  • Little Miss Bossy  • Little Miss Curious  • Mr. Funny

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